Gå videre til indhold

Guidebook for Durham

Elizabeth

Guidebook for Durham

Sightseeing
One of the most complete and excellent Norman Cathedrals you will see in the UK. It is free to enter and contains the remains of St Cuthbert and the Venerable Bede. It was also used to film Hogwarts.
Durham Cathedral
One of the most complete and excellent Norman Cathedrals you will see in the UK. It is free to enter and contains the remains of St Cuthbert and the Venerable Bede. It was also used to film Hogwarts.
University College, or Castle, is a student college and open to the public by tour guide only.
7
lokale anbefaler
Durham Castle
7
lokale anbefaler
University College, or Castle, is a student college and open to the public by tour guide only.
A good day out. Open air museum with Victorian village, Edwardian town, Georgian farm, WW2 farm and trams and buses to ride on. All is interactive, with no velvet ropes or museum displays.
56
lokale anbefaler
Beamish, the Living Museum of the North
56
lokale anbefaler
A good day out. Open air museum with Victorian village, Edwardian town, Georgian farm, WW2 farm and trams and buses to ride on. All is interactive, with no velvet ropes or museum displays.
A good museum which often holds crafts for children to do.
Oriental Museum
A good museum which often holds crafts for children to do.
A nice place to visit on a sunny day.
Botanic Garden
A nice place to visit on a sunny day.
Everything Else
The main site of Durham University.
Mountjoy Site
The main site of Durham University.
A local art gallery and glass workshop. You can drop in most days and make a fused glass panel to keep. Also does stained glass workshops.
crushed chilli gallery
A local art gallery and glass workshop. You can drop in most days and make a fused glass panel to keep. Also does stained glass workshops.
Essentials
The closest supermarket to the accommodation. Necessities are available as well as fresh fruit and vegetables.
Sainsbury's Local
The closest supermarket to the accommodation. Necessities are available as well as fresh fruit and vegetables.
Food Scene
Very good Chinese takeaway.
China Diner
5 Sunderland Rd
Very good Chinese takeaway.
Pub and restaurant. Reasonably-priced food and large portions.
The Queens Head
2 Sherburn Rd
Pub and restaurant. Reasonably-priced food and large portions.
One of my favourite restaurants. Delivers and has good deals on week nights.
Lebaneat
One of my favourite restaurants. Delivers and has good deals on week nights.
One of the most popular tea shops in town. Home made cakes and lunch in a medieval building down a narrow vennel off the high-street.
Vennels Café
71 Saddler St
One of the most popular tea shops in town. Home made cakes and lunch in a medieval building down a narrow vennel off the high-street.
Another nice tea shop off the high street.
Café Sisters
32 Silver St
Another nice tea shop off the high street.
Does an excellent Sunday carvery.
The Court Inn
Does an excellent Sunday carvery.
A good day out from Durham city to the seaside. A 1950s-style ice cream parlour with excellent sundaes. Strawberry Blonde is my favourite.
Lickety Split Creamery
A good day out from Durham city to the seaside. A 1950s-style ice cream parlour with excellent sundaes. Strawberry Blonde is my favourite.
Family-run café with cakes and Mediterranean food made from produce from their own garden. My favourite is grilled halloumi, chorizo and sundried tomatoes on toasted ciabatta.
Claypath Delicatessen
57 Claypath
Family-run café with cakes and Mediterranean food made from produce from their own garden. My favourite is grilled halloumi, chorizo and sundried tomatoes on toasted ciabatta.
Tasty Thai food.
Nadon Thai - Durham
69 Crossgate
Tasty Thai food.
Comic book shop and café. Holds game nights.
Dark Matter Cafe
57 Crossgate
Comic book shop and café. Holds game nights.
In my opinion, the best burgers in Durham.
Tango Durham
96 Elvet Bridge
In my opinion, the best burgers in Durham.
Tasty food and a good menu.
Saddlers
36 Saddler St
Tasty food and a good menu.
Greek deli and bakery. Nice sandwiches and souvlaki.
Ciao Ciao
Greek deli and bakery. Nice sandwiches and souvlaki.
Shopping
The indoor market has many stores and you can find almost anything at a reasonable price.
United Kingdom
The indoor market has many stores and you can find almost anything at a reasonable price.
Arts & Culture
The local cinema and theatre.
7
lokale anbefaler
Gala Theatre & Cinema
1 Millennium Place
7
lokale anbefaler
The local cinema and theatre.
Drinks & Nightlife
Popular pub with a wide range of beer and ale, including local beers. I have not tried to food.
Swan & Three Cygnets
Popular pub with a wide range of beer and ale, including local beers. I have not tried to food.
Tradition-style Victorian pub with public bar and private snugs and open coal fires. Popular with the English Department.
The Victoria
86 Hallgarth St
Tradition-style Victorian pub with public bar and private snugs and open coal fires. Popular with the English Department.